Woking & Sam Beare Hospices are delighted to announce the appointment of Jayne Cooper as Director of Clinical Services.
Jayne joins the Hospices from the Buckinghamshire NHS Trust where she was Associate Chief Nurse for Integrated Medicine and a member of the Executive team responsible for the operational, financial and quality delivery of services and strategic objectives, overseeing over 800 nursing staff.
A Registered Nurse (Child), in 2011 Jayne was a recipient of the prestigious Florence Nightingale Foundation Children and Young People Leadership Scholarship which allowed her to develop her strategic thinking, management and leadership skills and to optimise her professional impact.
Jayne brings to the Hospices a wealth of practical nursing and senior management experience and expertise including in the acute, community and palliative care environments.
Speaking of her new role Jayne Cooper said: “Woking & Sam Beare Hospices have a great reputation and I’m thrilled to be joining them as they implement plans for the future which I’m sure will help to transform the provision of palliative care in North West Surrey.
I’m incredibly impressed by the commitment, care and compassion of my colleagues and I look forward to playing my role in leading in the development of our services in the community, in our day care and in-patient units and of course in planning for the opening of our new Hospice in Woking.”
Hospices Chief Executive, Nigel Harding said: “It’s a real coup for us to have appointed Jayne. I know her combined nursing experience and senior organisational management skills will make a very significant contribution to our work. We all look forward to working with her.”